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Q: What is UNZ.org?

A: The UNZ.org website is intended to provide convenient access to a large quantity of high-quality content material, mostly published over the last 150 years in America and England, including both articles and books, encompassing over one million readable items and titles of another million items not readable due to copyright. Much of this material has never previously been available anywhere on the Internet and should be useful for researchers and intellectual historians.

Q: Why do you include non-readable articles and books?

A: The inclusion of the copyright-excluded material allows users to examine a more nearly complete collection of a given author's writings, even if many of the particular items themselves are currently unavailable due to copyright. If necessary, many of these other items can often be accessed and read on other websites or content systems, especially in the case of extent publications. Furthermore, there is a chance that at some future point these publications will be released for reading on this website as well.

Q: The website seems very different than when I previously visited. What's the story?

A: The current Version 2.0 release of UNZ.org incorporates major design changes from the previous version, but nearly all of the same underlying printed content is still available. Given the relatively slight use of the previous links to external videos and webzines, these portions have been removed, thereby streamlining access to the printed materials which constitute the main value of the system. Another major change has been the widespread use of Javascript, rendering most of the pages "reactive" as you begin entering information.

Q: How do I find a given author or publication?

A: Most of the main pages of the website contain one or more "Reactive Clouds," with the names of various authors or publications. Javascript functions cause these Clouds to "react" and change the displayed information as you begin typing in the entry boxes. For example, as you enter the first few letters of an author's name on the Home page, the Clouds adjust to display only those authors whose names begin with those letters. Similar adjustments occur as you start typing in a particular decade or year, or if you select one of the drop-down settings or other filter. This allows you to quickly focus in on the individuals you are seeking based on your particular criteria.

At any point, the relative size of the names in a given Cloud indicates the volume of underlying content material associated with that name. Meanwhile, the color indicates what fraction of the content material is readable (for copyright reasons): bright blue indicates mostly readable, dark blue indicates partly readable, and black means mostly unreadable

Q: How do I find a given article or book?

A: The main Articles and Books pages, as well as the Overview tabs for individual authors or publications, display a Listing of articles (or books) towards the bottom of the page. Like the Clouds, these Listings are "reactive" and automatically adjust as you being typing in any of the information in the various data entry fields---Title, Author, Publication, or Period, displaying only those items that match your selection.

Q: What about the individual publications?

A: When you reach the pages associated with a given publication, you can examine the contents in a number of different ways, accessed via the different tabs. The default Overview tab gives you the Cloud of authors for that publication plus the Listing of individual articles, with both of these being "reactive" as you provide information in the Title, Author, or Period fields.

There are also several other tabs. The Tree tab displays a dynamic tree allowing the individual time periods, issues, and articles to be opened for greate detail. The Year Contents tab displays the tables of contents for all the issues of a given year, the Issues, Small Covers, and Large Covers tabs display those views of the contents for a given decade, and the All Years tab provides an overview of the entire archive of the periodical. In addition, the drop down field in the control bar may be used to explore the different periods. All these pages allow for convenient browsing of the contents of a given periodical and clicking on any of the individual links accessing more detailed information.

Q: How does Searching work?

A: As mentioned above, much of the exploration of the website contents is normally performed by browsing the various different pages or entering information into the various text fields and having the displayed information automatically adjust. Actual Searches are performed in a parallel manner, by entering the target information into the data fields and then pressing the Search button (or simply hitting Enter). The system then performs a Search across the selected Text, Title, Author, and other information and displays the findings in a new Search Results tab.

Searches may be performed on any of these individual pages, or on the Power Search page, which allows for more detailed Searches across all content material.
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  1. [–] Issues of the 1930s
    = 8 Years, 31 Issues, 572 Articles
    1. [+] Issues of 1932
      = 3 Issues, 66 Articles
      1. [–] Issues of 1933
        = 4 Issues, 89 Articles
        1. [+] March 1933 Issue
          = 24 Articles
          1. [+] June 1933 Issue
            = 20 Articles
            1. [–] September 1933 Issue
              = 20 Articles
              1. [+] XXX Cantos of Ezra Pound by Ronald Bottrall, pp. 112-122 - PDF
                - 1 Review
                1. A Draft of XXX Cantos by Ezra Pound
              2. Milton's Verse by F.R. Leavis, pp. 123-136 - PDF
                1. A Draft of XXX Cantos by Ezra Pound
              3. Scrutiny of Examinations by L.C. Knights, pp. 137-162 - PDF
                1. A Draft of XXX Cantos by Ezra Pound
              4. To Maecenas, a Poem by C.H. Peacock, pp. 163-164 - PDF
                1. A Draft of XXX Cantos by Ezra Pound
              5. [+] Will Economics Follow the Robbins Road? by Donald K. Kitchin, pp. 165-174 - PDF
                - 1 Review
                1. An Essay on the Nature and Significance of Economic Science by Lionel Robbins
              6. [+] Mr. Kitchin on the Insignificance of Economics by Harold E. Batson, pp. 175-181 - PDF
                - 3 Reviews
                1. An Essay on the Nature and Significance of Economic Science by Lionel Robbins
                2. Will Economics Follow the Robbins Road by Donald K. Kitchin
                3. The Economics of Imperfect Competition by Joan Robinson
              7. 'Our Serious Weeklies' by Q.D. Leavis, p. 182 - PDF
                1. An Essay on the Nature and Significance of Economic Science by Lionel Robbins
                2. Will Economics Follow the Robbins Road by Donald K. Kitchin
                3. The Economics of Imperfect Competition by Joan Robinson
              8. Flank-Rubbing and Criticism by D.W.H. and L.C.K. , pp. 183-185 - PDF
                1. An Essay on the Nature and Significance of Economic Science by Lionel Robbins
                2. Will Economics Follow the Robbins Road by Donald K. Kitchin
                3. The Economics of Imperfect Competition by Joan Robinson
              9. [+] 'The Machine Unchained' by Denys Thompson, pp. 186-188 - PDF
                - 1 Review
                1. The Machine Unchained by Leo Hausleiter
              10. [+] Art and the Negative Impulses by Douglas Garman, pp. 189-192 - PDF
                - 1 Review
                1. Journey to the End of the Night by Louis-Ferdinand Celine
              11. [–] Joyce and 'The Revolution of the Word' by F.R. Leavis, pp. 193-200 - PDF
                - 5 Reviews
                1. Anna Livia Plurabelle by James Joyce
                2. Haveth Childers Everywhere by James Joyce
                3. Tales Told of Shem and Shaun by James Joyce
                4. Our Examination Round His Factification for Incamination of Work in Progress by Samuel Beckett
                5. The Language of Night by Eugene Jolas
              12. [+] Review by Frank Chapman, p. 201 - PDF
                - 1 Review
                1. Canons of Giant Art by Sacheverell Sitwell
              13. [+] Battles Long Ago by F.R. Leavis, pp. 202-203 - PDF
                - 1 Review
                1. Conquistador by Archibald MacLeish
              14. [+] 2 Reviews by John R. Spears, pp. 204-205 - PDF
                - 2 Reviews
                1. Literary Quotation and Allusion by E.E. Kellett
                2. Plagiarism: An Essay on Good and Bad Borrowing by William Allan Edwards
              15. [+] 'Go to the Professors!' by Gorley Putt, pp. 206-207 - PDF
                - 3 Reviews
                1. English Poetry in the Later Nineteenth Century by B. Ifor Evans
                2. The Name and Nature of Poetry by A.E. Housman
                3. Romantic and Unromantic Poetry by Humbert Wolfe
              16. [+] Review by F.R. Leavis, pp. 208-210 - PDF
                - 1 Review
                1. The Christian Renaissance by G. Wilson Knight
              17. [+] Review by William Hunter, p. 211 - PDF
                - 1 Review
                1. Film by Rudolf Arnheim
              18. [+] 3 Reviews by Montagu Slater, pp. 212-214 - PDF
                - 3 Reviews
                1. Moscow Dialogues: Discussions on Red Philosophy by Julius F. Hecker
                2. In Place of Profit by Harry Frederick Ward
                3. The Truth and Error of Communism by Herbert George Wood
              19. [+] Good Intentions in Education by L.C. Knights, pp. 215-218 - PDF
                - 1 Review
                1. The Educational Frontier by William Heard Kilpatrick
              20. [+] Short Notices, pp. 219-220 - PDF
                - 1 Review
                1. A History of English Literature by Emile H. Legouis and Louis Cazamian
            2. [+] December 1933 Issue
              = 25 Articles
            3. [+] Issues of 1934
              = 4 Issues, 69 Articles
              1. [+] Issues of 1935
                = 4 Issues, 77 Articles
                1. [+] Issues of 1936
                  = 4 Issues, 76 Articles
                  1. [+] Issues of 1937
                    = 4 Issues, 68 Articles
                    1. [+] Issues of 1938
                      = 4 Issues, 62 Articles
                      1. [+] Issues of 1939
                        = 4 Issues, 65 Articles
                      2. [+] Issues of the 1940s
                        = 10 Years, 33 Issues, 365 Articles
                        1. [+] Issues of the 1950s
                          = 4 Years, 12 Issues, 97 Articles
                          1. [+] Issues of the 1960s
                            = 1 Year, 1 Issue, 10 Articles